Charles Staley

Charles Staley

 

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Your mental climate during workouts is one of the most significant factors for success. Here's how to optimize it.
Specificity is both necessary and problematic. Not enough and you don’t make progress. Too much and you’ll fall prey to stagnation.
I often wonder: If my sole or primary objective was to feel as good as possible at age eighty, would I still lift as hard as I do?
“My trainer says that if you eat too much protein, it’ll turn to fat.” What's wrong with this statement?
The most remarkable thing about my workouts lately is that they’re not at all remarkable.
Sometimes we get so caught up in measuring results that we forget to focus on the quality and quantity of our efforts.
When you think about your training as a system composed of several interrelated components, you're likely to succeed.
My orthopedic health is holding up great, and I had another productive week of training.
For the first time since starting the Matt Kroc deadlift cycle, I’m feeling confident that I’ll make it through the entire sixteen weeks.
The most successful people keep constant pressure on themselves. This is the price that must be paid for excellence.
To be successful in lifting, you have to use the greatest amount of intensity that you can sustain long-term.
Take a look at my training plan, and you'll notice I vary movements, sets, and reps throughout the week. Here's why.